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Delta States Irrigation Conference

The First Annual Delta States Irrigation Conference (DSIC) will be held in Sikeston on Dec. 17 and 18 at the Miner Convention Center. The center is located at 2610 E. Malone Ave., just off Interstate 55.

A Delta Homecoming

Trent Haggard returns to his roots to take the helm at the T.E. "Jake" Fisher Delta Research Center

Trent Haggard is coming home to the Bootheel. On July 16, he’ll report to work as the new director of the T.E. “Jake” Fisher Delta Research Center in Portageville, Mo. Haggard grew up on his family’s farm in Pemiscot County, Mo., where he was involved in all aspects of the 3,200-acre operation growing core Bootheel crops: rice, cotton, soybeans, wheat,…